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Meet Erick Rutto, New President Of Kenya National Chamber Of Commerce And Industry

Rutto, who has been the chamber's vice president, will be deputised by Mustapha Ramadhan

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Erick Rutto has been elected President of the Kenya National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KNCCI).

Rutto beat the incumbent President Richard Ngatia in an election held on Thursday, June 8, 2023, garnering 291 votes against Ngatia’s 208.

Rutto, who has been the chamber’s vice president, will be deputised by Mustapha Ramadhan.

“In a world that is constantly changing, it is my vision that by working together we can build a chamber that is able to adapt, prioritise and effectively meet the wants and needs of its membership, partners and Kenya’s economy,” Rutto said after his election.

Born and brought up in Eldama Ravine, Rutto is the current proprietor of Real Hospital in Eldoret.

In 2019, Ruttop was appointed as a board member of the Water Services Regulatory Board.

About KNCCI 

KNCCI is a not-for-profit private company limited by guarantee under the Companies Act Chapter 486 of the laws of Kenya.

Before the promulgation of the Kenyan Constitution in August 2010, the KNCCI had its main operations at the head office in Nairobi with regional offices in the major towns in Kenya. However, after the promulgation of the constitution, the Chamber amended the legal instrument to establish a National Office and County Chamber’s offices in all the 47 Counties.

The Kenya National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KNCCI) is a membership-based trade support institution (TSI) working to protect the commercial and industrial interests of the Kenyan business community.

KNCCI advocates for the creation of a favourable commercial, trade and investment environment that supports enterprise expansion. The membership of KNCCI constitutes small, micro enterprises (MSEs), medium and large enterprises.

Read: KNCCI Presidential Hopeful Eric Ruto Vouches For Women

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